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Kira K Designs is a line of original knitting and crochet patterns with a streamlined and eminently wearable aesthetic. Research on historical clothing, which Kira did during her former career as a ...

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Organic Hoodie

from Kira K Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Organic Hoodie
Organic Hoodie
Organic Hoodie
Organic Hoodie
Organic Hoodie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit
  • purl
  • bind off
  • pick up stitches

Pattern Description:

This sweater is quick and interesting to knit, with minimal finishing. The claw cables, one of which travels up the back and over the hood like a dragon's dorsal ridge, add to the organic feel of the design. The hood and the thickness added by the cables make this a cozy sweater for chilly days. Instructions are given for both long-sleeve and vest versions. Cable stitch pattern is both written and charted.


4" = 16.5 sts and 20.5 rows in Stocking Stitch on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2 years(4 years, 6 years)
  • Chest: 23"(25", 27.5")
  • Body Length: 13.5"(15.25", 16.5")
  • Sleeve Length: 9"(10", 11.5")


  • Sweater: 450(550, 650) yards aran weight yarn
  • Vest: 360(460, 560) yards aran weight yarn
  • US 6 (4mm) and 8 (5mm) 24-29" circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
  • US 6 (4mm) and 8 (5mm) sets of 4 double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
  • cable needle
  • stitch markers
  • stitch holders or scrap yarn
  • yarn needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 10"(12", 14") separating zipper in color similar to yarn
  • sewing needle and thread in color similar to yarn